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Dont have the current specs of my bike, but its a Specialized Big Hit. I'm planning to upgrade a number of things on it sometime, including the paint job :D This is my plan, tell me what you think:

 

From this:

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To something like this:

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Did it in photoshop, as you can see I'm quite a fan of the new Demo finishes :D

 

So I plan to get new forks, rear suspension, bars, and brakes on my Big Hit.

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hey Mitch - thats going to look sweet - check your messages .. i PM'ed you cus I have a 2011 White Boxxer RC for sale that might suit your bike.

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well... Betty the Yeti got some love for Christmas in the form of new wheels and pedals...

 

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so yeah... here's my current setup on my FR rig.

 

Frame: Yeti AS-X (medium)

Fork: Marzo 66 RCV 180mm. Rebound - Fast. Running plush with no air in preload.

Shock: Fox DHX 5.0. Rebound - Medium.

Wheels: Nuke Proof Generator AM. 20mm thru up front. 135mm QR at rear

Tyres: Maxxis Minion DH 2.35 Super Tacky.

Cranks: Saint 170mm with 36T ring

Cassette: SRAM 11-32T

RD: SRAM X9 (and X9 shifter)

Brakes: Avid Juicy 5

Bars: Race Face Diabulous. 720mm wide. 40mm Rise

Saddle Height: Rails deep.

 

I haven't measured BB height or number of clicks on shock settings... all I know is that I'm loving this ride at the moment :D

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Well finally I got myself a rig. :clap:

Intense Uzzi Medium

Fox DHX5

Marzocchi 66 ATA

Wheels 20mm front 135mm bolt through rear

Saint cranks 170mm

Truvativ Chain guide

Hayes Stroker rear

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that's a very sweet sled MissionS :thumbup:

 

Patches: howz those nukeproof rims doing?

 

yeah, that is a sweet sled MissionS. What's with only having a rear brake though... is it a dirt jumper thing, hahaha ;)

 

@ Cap, Nukeproof wheels are awesome! I was gonna custom build some Spank tweet-tweets onto hope pro II's... but then I would have to wait 2 weeks for the build, and it would cost me 1.5x what the nukeproofs do. So I'm very happy.

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How easy is it converting to air?

 

Apparently it is pretty easy as sram brings out the seals kit for warrenty replacements for the Boxxer world cup.

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Just bought my new DH bike a few weeks ago. Feels amazing on the track.

SPECS:

Fork: Rock Shox Boxxer Team 203 mm travel w/ Motion Conrol damping with external low & high speed compression and rebound adjust.

Rear Shock: Rock Shox Vivid 5.1ST coil over w/piggy back, with external adjustment for beginning & ending rebound, low speed compression, and Drop Stop (9.5x3.0")

Crankset: TruVativ Holzfeller 38T alloy ring

Bottom Bracket: TruVativ Howitzer Team external bearing

Pedals: Funn Soljam Viper, sealed bearing alloy platform w/ replaceable steel pins

Rear Derailleur: SRAM X.9 mid cage

Shifters: SRAM X.9 Impulse trigger

Freewheel: SRAM PG-990 12-26T 9 speed

Chain: KMC Z-9900 silver

Rims: Sun MTX Black 32H

Tires: Kenda 26x2.5 Nevegal DH casing w/ Stick-E rubber

Front Hub: Sun Ringle Jumping Flea 20 mm thru axle, 32°

Rear Hub: Sun Ringle Abbah SOS 150x12 mm thru axle, 32H

Spokes: DT Swiss Champion 14 ga

Front Brake: Avid Juicy 7 w/ 8" rotor

Rear Brake: Avid Juicy 7 w/ 8" rotor

Brake Levers: Avid Juicy 7

Handlebar: Funn Full-On triple butted 7075AL, 30 mm rise, 25.4 mm

Stem: Funn RSX Boxxer direct mount, 25.4 bore

Grips: Mongoose Half-Flange M-logo Lock On grip

Headset: FSA Orbit Z 1.5" to 1-1/8" conversion, internal angular contact bearing

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My info (opening post) updated. Come newcomers and those who recently upgraded, post up your stats!

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i got ragged for the one snap i took, cos of the wheels. so i'm gonna hide my shame till she's wearing both her proper shoes :P

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Latest shot of the Fury with the new Wheelset now on ....

 

DT Swiss Rims with Hope Pro2 hubs

 

She Now weighs in at 16.7kg

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